CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx promises to cooperate with Special Prosecutor Dan Webb as he investigates how her office handled the Jussie Smollett case.
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Foxx abruptly dropped the charges against Smollett, who was accused of making up a racial and homophobic attack in Chicago.READ MORE: Why Are Five Illinois Driver's License Facilities In The Chicago Area Closed, Some With No Date Set For Reopening?
Tuesday morning Foxx defended herself against allegations she was incompetent in her decision.
“The ability to talk about my record, the ability to talk about where we’ve been, I’m ready for that conversation all day and look forward to sharing with the people of Cook County the commitment that we have to serving them,” she said.MORE NEWS: Chicago Community Bond Fund Explains Why They Posted Bond For Ruben Roman, Man Authorities Say Was With Adam Toledo When Teen Was Shot Dead By Police
Webb was appointed last week to take a second look at whether Smollett should face charges.